Archive for December, 2013

Solving Problems for Real World, Using Design via @NYTimes

@ 7:46 PM on December 31, 2013

“Akshay Kothari’s first assignment at the — formally known as the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University — was to rethink how people eat ramen noodles. His last assignment led to a news-reading app that was bought by LinkedIn for $90 million.”

100 Beautiful Happy New Year 2014 Wallpapers

@ 7:23 PM on December 31, 2013

Ring in the New Year on your desktop.

25 Awesome Mac Apps For Designers

@ 6:55 PM on December 31, 2013

“Apple products with Mac OS X operating system are quite popular among designers and digital artists. So today I have collected 25 awesome apps for designing purposes. Mostly of them are for processing images and editing pictures but you will a…

40 Best Free PSD Flyer Templates

@ 6:07 PM on December 31, 2013

“Looking to organize a party , event, festival etc  then you would definitely need to a stylish professional flyer to invite your guests. Apart for party purposes a flyer is an important advertising tool for business. Cheap and effective. Feedtip has made an effort to provide you a list of  40 PSD free flyer templates that are easily customizable on Photoshop. Edit and use according to your needs. Enjoy your party !

About Small Business Branding

@ 5:16 PM on December 31, 2013

“There are countless paths to mastering the arts of marketing and graphic design—I know of at least three: via the classroom, through a mentor, and on-the-job.”

You Were Born to Sell: Dismantling the Myths of Self-Promotion

@ 4:56 PM on December 31, 2013

“Working hard at making something isn’t a guarantee of success. In fact, when you ship your project or work, your job has only just begun.”

Logo Thief – A Website that Curates Plagiarized Logo Design Cases

@ 2:02 PM on December 31, 2013

“The people behind Logo Thief, a website recently launched to name and shame the logo thieves want to stop this illegal acts. The blog keep track and documents various cases of logo design plagiarism and name people who rip-off the designs of o…

40 Free Fonts Ideal For Retro And Vintage Designs

@ 1:28 PM on December 31, 2013

“Vintage and retro style designs can be a beautiful thing. By using a combination of rough textures, grunge patterns and brushes meant to add an aged or used appearance, designers can easily pull of this timeless look. To compliment this aged appearance, it is important to use the proper typography to help match the style you are trying to represent. To help you out, I’ve rounded up 40 attractive retro and vintage fonts to use in your designs.

Table Desk 2.0 by Bee9 » Yanko Design

@ 11:18 AM on December 31, 2013

“Deceptively simple and highly adaptable, the Bee9 Tablet Desk 2.0 is designed to redefine not what a desk is, but where you can put it. Its simple yet effective tablet sliding system adapts to the user’s needs quickly and easily. The drop-leaf design’s material frugality and small footprint make optimum use of limited space, making it perfect for the apartment or small studio. Watch it in the making!”

A Simple Guide to Taking Better Holiday Party Photos

@ 11:16 AM on December 31, 2013

“Speaking of office lighting, beware of overhead fluorescent lights. They’re horrible for photography and make everyone look like a ghoul. Avoid any portrait-type photographs with this type of lighting unless you want your co-workers to hunt you down after the hangovers subside.”